The University of Northern Iowa offers scholarships each year to deserving students, on the basis of merit and/or achievement. Applying for scholarships at UNI has never been easier!
Want to learn more? Keep reading for information regarding types of scholarships, timelines and scholarship policies.
General Scholarship Policies
For the purpose of these guidelines, scholarships are broken into three categories:
These automatic scholarships are awarded at the time of admission and do not require the UNI Scholarship Application.
These scholarships are awarded by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Your scholarship offer letter will come from our office.
These scholarships are awarded by various departments across campus and can include scholarships from donors.
General guidelines for on-campus scholarships:
You must be enrolled full-time (12+ for undergraduate students; 9+ credits for graduate students) each semester you are to receive the scholarship
Scholarships will be split equally between the fall and spring semesters
You must complete the UNI Scholarship Application to be eligible for any Financial Aid or Departmental awards
We participated with RaiseMe through June 2021. Although we are no longer awarding new students micro-scholarships, we are honoring all previously awarded RaiseMe recipients their four year scholarships.